Mrs. Semeraro is a local government procurement administrator who has worked for the Cities of Doral, North Miami Beach and Coconut Creek. She earned both her Communications undergraduate degree and Masters in Public Administration from FIU. "The MPA gave me a well-rounded understanding of the public sector, networking opportunities and relationships with esteemed professionals whom I still am in contact with," she said. "I feel those are just a few of the factors that continue to afford FIU MPA students a competitive edge." Mrs. Semeraro also volunteers in the Southeast Florida NIGP Chapter as Communications/ Newsletter Chair.